Supporters Direct are a not-for-profit organisation who promote the benefits of sustainability, community ownership and supporter involvement in the running of sporting organisations, mainly football clubs. Andrew Donlan met up with Kevin Rye of Supporters Direct to find out how their various Irish interests are coming along.
As of this week, the three League of Ireland [...]
Just over a year ago one of the weirdest chapters in recent Irish life drew to a close. Following protests, pickets, criticism and moral outrage, legislation was eventually introduced in the Dáil criminalising the so-called ‘legal highs’ sold in the infamous head Shops. One year on and the question is how successful has it been [...]
When NAMA was unveiled the then-government claimed it would actually make more than one billion Euros in profit. Already a loss of over €700 million has been revealed for 2010 and it is set to lose much more. So why does this agency exist asks Conor McCabe.
The creation of the National Assets Management Agency in [...]
The elites that have dominated the republic’s economy since independence have brought it to ruin. Conor McCabe, the author a major new analysis of the Irish economic crisis, identifies these classes and outlines their malign influence.
There have been many attempts to explain why the Irish banking crisis developed the way it did, and the argument [...]